Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Me-TV and Me-Too Chicago Fall 2010 Schedules; Remembering Character Actor Harold Gould

Me-TV and Me-Too Chicago has announced their fall schedules and will continue to roll in classic TV series. The fall schedules will start on Monday, Sept. 27 for both stations. New to Me-TV will be E! True Hollywood Story airing weekdays at 4am. Returning to the Me-TV schedule are The Bob Newhart Show, The Addams Family, The Courtship of Eddie's Father, and The Flying Nun, but with shows returning, some shows are leaving: The Bernie Mac Show, Gimme a Break!, The Odd Couple, The Beverly Hillbillies, Green Acres, Petticoat Junction, My Three Sons, The Munsters, The Honeymooners, 3rd Rock From the Sun, Burns and Allen, The Jack Benny Show, The Phil Silvers Show, McHale's Navy, Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C., Laverne & Shirley, Happy Days, Family Ties and Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition. Me-TV rolls shows in and out each season, so you can expect some of these back by winter or spring. Among the highlights for Me-TV's fall schedule are now Who's the Boss? and Diff'rent Strokes now airing weekdays (10am-11am and 2am CT respectively). Other series airing weekdays are Dennis the Menace, Father Knows Best, Silver Spoons, Maude, One Day at a Time, Gilligan's Island, Bewitched, All in the Family, The Jeffersons, Good Times, Sanford & Son, That's My Mama!, and Married...with Children. Weekends will have classics as well of course. Some of the series airing don't air on weekdays, and they include The Brady Bunch, The Monkees, Taxi, Flying Nun, Mork & Mindy, and My Favorite Martian.
View the FULL Me-TV Fall 2010 schedule starting Sept. 27.
Moving on to sister station, Me-Too, they will also start their fall 2010 schedule on Sept. 27. While Me-TV airs classic sitcoms, Me-Too showcases classic dramas. New this fall to Me-Too are Hardcastle & McCormick, Here Comes the Brides and Missing. Returning to the station are Police Woman, Magnum, P.I., Starsky & Hutch and S.W.A.T. And of course with the new additions, some series will leave such as Cagney & Lacey, The Streets of San Francisco, The A-Team, Kojak, The Rockford Files, The Courtship of Eddie's Father, In the Heat of the Night, Combat! and Batman. Just like Me-TV, Me-Too rolls shows in and out each season, so you can expect some of these back by winter or spring. Classic dramas airing weekdays include Hart to Hart, Hawaii Five-0, Charlie's Angels, and Perry Mason. Series airing on weekends include T.J. Hooker, Dragnet, Hardcastle & McCormick, and Starsky & Hutch.
View the FULL Me-Too Fall 2010 schedule starting Sept. 27. My oh my Chicago gets everything!

Harold Gould, a veteran character actor who played Martin, Valerie Harper's father on Rhoda and Miles, Betty White's boyfriend on The Golden Girls, has died. He died Saturday (September 11, 2010) of prostate cancer. Over five decades, he made scores of appearances on shows such as The Donna Reed, Dennis the Menace, Route 66, Alfred Hitchcock Hour, Twilight Zone, Man from U.N.C.L.E., Mister Ed, Perry Mason, Jack Benny, Hazel, That Girl, Get Smart, The Fugitive, The Flying Nun, I Dream of Jeannie, Here Come the Brides, Hogan's Heroes, Columbo, Mannix, The Partridge Family, New Dick Van Dyke Show, Lotsa Luck, Gunsmoke, Hawaii Five-0, SOAP, The Love Boat, The Mary Tyler Moore Show, The Rockford Files, Webster, Night Court, Empty Nest, Dallas, Dinosaurs, Lois & Clark, Felicity, The King of Queens, Touched by an Angel, Judging Amy, Cold Case, and most recently Nip/Tuck.
He played the father, Howard Cunningham, in a 1972 segment of Love, American Style, titled "Love and Happy Days," which led to the series Happy Days. But before the series went into production, Gould went abroad to do a play, and Tom Bosley was cast for the series role and the rest is history.
Mr. Gould will be deeply missed. He was truly a great character actor and his roles on Rhoda/Mary Tyler Moore Show and The Golden Girls will never be forgotten. Mr. Gould was 86.


New on DVD/Blu-ray (October/November)

Dr. Ken - Season One Mike & Molly - The Complete Sixth and Final Season Family Matters - The Complete Ninth Season The Lucy Show - The Complete Series The Mindy Project - Season Four

10/04 - The Andy Griffith Show - The Christmas Special (Colorized)
10/04 - I Love Lucy - Superstar Special #1 (Colorized)
10/11 - Dr. Ken - Season One
10/11 - Mike & Molly - The Complete Sixth and Final Season
10/11 - Mike & Molly - The Complete Series
10/11 - Nurse Jackie - Seasons One and Two
10/11 - Weeds - Seasons One and Two
11/01 - Schitt's Creek - Seasons One and Two
11/08 - Family Matters - The Complete Ninth Season
11/08 - Your Family or Mine - Season One
11/15 - Community - The Complete Series
11/15 - The Lucy Show - The Complete Series
11/15 - The Mindy Project - Season Four
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Sitcoms Airing Tonight

Friday, December 9

Last Man Standing - "Help Wanted" (ABC, 8:00PM ET/PT)
Since losing her teaching job, Vanessa has been spending her time hovering over the family, and it’s driving everyone nuts. Over at Kristin and Ryan’s house, Ryan and Kyle are wrapped-up in a zombie face-off to determine who knows the most about zombies and how to survive an apocalypse. Unable to land a new gig, Vanessa becomes discouraged, but Mike does everything he can to get her back doing what she loves.

Dr. Ken - "Ken's Apology" (ABC, 8:30PM ET/PT)
When Ken wants to apologize to a patient for missing an important medical detail, Pat advises against it, and the situation gets out of hand. Meanwhile, D.K. shakes things up at Dave’s parent/teacher conference.

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Sitcom Stars on Talk Shows (Week of December 5)

Friday, December 9

  • Olivia Munn (Perfect Couples) - Watch Olivia on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS. She will also be on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, so check your local listings.
  • Tom Papa (Come to Papa) - Tom is a guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert at 11:35pm on CBS.
  • Kevin Nealon (Man with a Plan/Weeds/Hiller and Diller/Champs) - Kevin appears on LIVE! with Kelly, so check your listings.
  • Bella Thorne (Shake It Up) - Bella is a guest on a repeat of Last Call with Carson Daly at 1:35am on NBC.
  • Sarah Michelle Gellar (The Crazy Ones) - Sarah whips up a delicious treat on Home & Family on Hallmark Channel at 10am ET/PT.
  • Richard Kind (Spin City/Mad About You) - Richard is a guest on New York Live on WNBC in New York at 12:30pm ET.
  • Jennifer Aniston (Friends) - Jennifer appears on Chelsea on Netflix.